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Nietes-Fuentes clash ends in draw

By Dennis Principe
Photos: Dong Secuya/

WBO lightflyweight champion Donnie Nietes barely kept his crown by settling for a majority draw versus a tough Mexican challenger, WBO minimumweight ruler Moises Fuentes Saturday at the Waterfront Hotel in Cebu, Philippines. Judges Patrick Russell and Adalaide Byrd both scored it 114-114 while Danrex Tapdasan had it 115-113 for Nietes. More to come…


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